This workshop is for anyone wanting to know more about utilizing Raw capture in the field to maximize what you can create in the Develop Module.
- We will open with a discussion on optimizing your Raw capture in the field to get the most from the Develop Module.
- Learn how to create a preset that represents true RAW for your photos, followed by a discussion of why Lightroom Classic’s presets are not true RAW.
- The Basic Panel: Starting with very broad brush strokes, Kirk will discuss his technique for getting good color temperature and tint, as well as exposure, highlights, and shadows.
Why Kirk recommends a ‘light touch’ using the Presence sliders…except for clarity?
- How to use the healing brush tool to take out dust spots
- Sitting with the image and considering cropping [The crop tool]
- Playing with the Color Mixer Panel (previously known as the HSL panel): Kirk will tell you why he uses this panel for both color and black and white. Dialing in your color’s saturation, hue, and density (luminosity)!
- Here’s a brief look at the remaining panels and how to consider using or not using them based on the image.
Using Color Grading to simulate certain black-and-white styles, such as Platinum Palladium
- Being at play with your image: unlocking all the features of the Masking tool
- Creating output files according to your needs (social media, printing, etc.)